RUMFORD — Selectmen finished hearing from department heads and approving municipal budget requests Tuesday night.

The board also revisited last week’s 4-1 approval of the Police Department budget after a resident complained that a selectman should have abstained from voting.

“The citizen complained that because one of the selectmen might have a remote conflict of interest, that they were threatening to challenge the vote,” Town Manager Carlo Puiia said Wednesday night. So, to avoid any appearance of that being a problem, he said he and selectmen decided to revisit that proposed budget.

Puiia said a majority again approved the police budget. The new tally was 2-1-1, with Selectmen Chairman Greg Buccina dissenting and Selectman Brad Adley abstaining.

By 3-1 tallies, the board approved Selectman Jolene Lovejoy’s motions to OK $83,137 for General Assistance and $$81,213 for Town Clerk-Treasuer. Buccina opposed both motions.

By unanimous 4-0 tallies, selectmen approved:

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* Adley’s motion for $155,365 for Tax Assessment.

* Lovejoy’s motion for $50,715 for code enforcement.

* Adley’s motion for $227,589 for the Rumford Public Library.

* Adley’s motion for $24,830 for Elections.

* Adley’s motion for $81,985 for Tax Collector.

* Adley’s motion for $7,350 for Selectpersons.

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* Adley’s motion for $170,327 for Town Manager.

* Adley’s motion for $25,000 for Town Attorney.

* Adley’s motion for $15,000 for the Town Audit.

* Lovejoy’s motion for $40,000 for Economic Development.

* Adley’s motion for $125,100 for the Municipal Building.

* Adley’s motion for $18,850 for the Computer budget.

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* Adley’s motion for $7,850 for the Information Center.

* Adley’s motion for $81,400 for the Maine State Retirement System budget.

* Adley’s motion for $484,000 for Public Safety/Utilities.

* Adley’s motion for $149,000 for the Maine State Retirement System — Police and Fire departments.

* Adley’s motion for $120,000 for the Health Department.

* Adley’s motion for $515,000 for Solid Waste.

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* Adley’s motion for $12,000 for Building Demolition.

* Adley’s motion for $14,000 for the Puiia Business Park.

* Adley’s motion for $27,000 for Municipal Planning.

* Adley’s motion for $3,000 for the Charter Commission.

* Adley’s motion for $156,685 for Debt Service/Bonds.

* Adley’s motion for $511,146 for Capital Improvements.

* Adley’s motion for $1,375,700 for Unclassified/Insurance/Social Security.

* Adley’s motion for $15,000 for Contingency.

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